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By:Douglas Hildebrandt
Dates:5/25/2011 - 10/29/2011
Album Info:Shots of the BNSF around and near the Twin Cities area.
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Down towards STP Yard
Title:  Down towards STP Yard
Description:  BNSF 8805 leads a short train down MT2 as it heads towards Saint Paul Yard as it exits one of the tunnels at Westminster.
Photo Date:  6/17/2011  Upload Date: 6/18/2011 3:00:30 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8805(SD70MAC)
Views:  183   Comments: 1
BN-UP
Title:  BN-UP
Description:  The daily BN-UP Transfer coasts down the Saint Paul Sub as it approaches Belt Yard with interchange for the UP.
Photo Date:  6/24/2011  Upload Date: 6/26/2011 9:50:35 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 2735(GP39-2)
Views:  176   Comments: 1
BNSF 4523
Title:  BNSF 4523
Description:  Going away shot of the 4523 as it rolls on through Union Jct.
Photo Date:  6/24/2011  Upload Date: 6/26/2011 9:41:52 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4523(C44-9W)
Views:  115   Comments: 0
Freight through Union
Title:  Freight through Union
Description:  Two BNSF C44s roll through Union with a long freight train trailing.
Photo Date:  6/24/2011  Upload Date: 6/26/2011 9:40:34 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5156(C44-9W) BNSF 4523(C44-9W)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
BNSF 6163
Title:  BNSF 6163
Description:  Two big, modern units, crawl upgrade with a very long manifest trailing as it comes upgrade.
Photo Date:  6/24/2011  Upload Date: 6/26/2011 9:51:55 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6163(ES44AC)
Views:  110   Comments: 0
H-NTWLIN
Title:  H-NTWLIN
Description:  The H-NTWLIN roars through East Oakland with two ACes and an NS unit for power.
Photo Date:  6/25/2011  Upload Date: 6/26/2011 10:14:11 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9304(SD70ACe)
Views:  166   Comments: 1
NS 8313
Title:  NS 8313
Description:  The last unit out on todays H-NTWLIN as it roars through Newport behind two ACes.
Photo Date:  6/25/2011  Upload Date: 6/26/2011 10:21:39 PM
Location:  Newport, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8313(C40-8)
Views:  122   Comments: 0
Tac Emptys
Title:  Tac Emptys
Description:  An empty tac train coasts through Union Jct as the sun slowly sets and brings and end to the day.
Photo Date:  6/30/2011  Upload Date: 7/11/2011 1:13:17 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5910(ES44AC)
Views:  91   Comments: 1
Grove Job
Title:  Grove Job
Description:  The daily BN Grove Job shoves past University to service a few industries.
Photo Date:  7/5/2011  Upload Date: 7/11/2011 1:16:34 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 2737(GP39-2)
Views:  107   Comments: 1
BNSF 1692
Title:  BNSF 1692
Description:  The only H3 power on the BN-CP Trails as it coasts on by, this was unit four of four SD40-2s!
Photo Date:  7/10/2011  Upload Date: 7/11/2011 12:32:53 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1692(SD40-2)
Views:  262   Comments: 0
BNSF 1943
Title:  BNSF 1943
Description:  The only non orange SD40-2 on the BN-CP, nice to see it though out on the road again.
Photo Date:  7/10/2011  Upload Date: 7/11/2011 12:31:13 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1943(SD40-2)
Views:  168   Comments: 0
Four Pack on the BNSF
Title:  Four Pack on the BNSF
Description:  Well, this is the last thing I thought I'd see on the BNSF in 2011, FOUR SD40-2s on the BN-CP Transfer. Here, its seen just west of Park Jct, making good time to Northtown Yard.
Photo Date:  7/10/2011  Upload Date: 7/11/2011 12:27:00 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1957(SD40-2) BNSF 1930(SD40-2) BNSF 1943(SD40-2) BNSF 1692(SD40-2)
Views:  559   Comments: 2
Wrecked C44
Title:  Wrecked C44
Description:  Here's a view of the 4722 after it was pulled out of the mud near Rice Creek. At the time this picture was taken, the second unit was still buried in the mud.
Photo Date:  7/17/2011  Upload Date: 7/18/2011 2:14:52 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4722(C44-9W)
Views:  434   Comments: 0
Mornin' Manifest
Title:  Mornin' Manifest
Description:  To start the day off, I ran into this EB BNSF Manifest as it rolled down the line and past Saint Paul Yard.
Photo Date:  7/25/2011  Upload Date: 7/29/2011 3:14:56 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1022(C44-9W) CSX 7780(C40-8W) NS 6754(SD60I)
Views:  162   Comments: 0
Former Conrail
Title:  Former Conrail
Description:  A former Conrail C40-8W trails an H1 BNSF unit as it followed up by yet another former Conrail unit.
Photo Date:  7/25/2011  Upload Date: 7/29/2011 3:16:59 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 7780(C40-8W)
Views:  81   Comments: 0
NS 6754
Title:  NS 6754
Description:  Third out on a BNSF manifest as it rolls though CPs Saint Paul Yard.
Photo Date:  7/25/2011  Upload Date: 7/29/2011 3:18:55 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6754(SD60I)
Views:  77   Comments: 0
Lite Power Move
Title:  Lite Power Move
Description:  Three C44-9Ws move light into the Bluff Yard while a CP manifest gets going.
Photo Date:  8/14/2011  Upload Date: 8/17/2011 12:10:53 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5516(C44-9W)
Views:  130   Comments: 0
X-CHCMIN
Title:  X-CHCMIN
Description:  Two YN3 SD50's roar through University with a long train of hoppers trailing. As soon as this guy got the light, he was moving.
Photo Date:  8/18/2011  Upload Date: 9/16/2011 12:29:06 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8609(SD50-3) CSX 8626(SD50-2)
Views:  185   Comments: 0
CSXT 8626
Title:  CSXT 8626
Description:  Trailing behind the other SD50-2 at University as it rolls by on the X-CHCMIN.
Photo Date:  8/18/2011  Upload Date: 9/16/2011 12:30:19 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8626(SD50-2)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
H-GALNTW
Title:  H-GALNTW
Description:  With the light almost gone, and clouds rolling in, this would be my last shot of the day. What an awesome lashup for 2011, I bet I'll never see something like this again.
Photo Date:  8/20/2011  Upload Date: 9/16/2011 1:23:00 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5351(SD40-2W) EMDX 9091(SD60)
Views:  130   Comments: 0
Under Maryland Ave
Title:  Under Maryland Ave
Description:  The H-GALNTW rolls under Maryland Ave in run 8, making not only for an awesome sight, but sound as well. What an amazing lashup for 2011!
Photo Date:  8/20/2011  Upload Date: 9/16/2011 1:19:57 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5351(SD40-2W) EMDX 9091(SD60)
Views:  213   Comments: 0
Roaring By
Title:  Roaring By
Description:  The sound of a 645 and 710 in run 8 working together is hard to describe words, it was so nice to hear these two units working together.
Photo Date:  8/20/2011  Upload Date: 9/16/2011 1:21:12 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EMDX 9091(SD60) CN 5351(SD40-2W)
Views:  159   Comments: 0
NS 8923
Title:  NS 8923
Description:  Second out of an NS trio.
Photo Date:  8/21/2011  Upload Date: 9/16/2011 1:46:56 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8923(C40-9W)
Views:  87   Comments: 0
Phosphate Train
Title:  Phosphate Train
Description:  A train of phosphate rolls through on the main, past the bluff yard where a pair of SD60Ms wait for a crew.
Photo Date:  8/21/2011  Upload Date: 9/16/2011 1:45:41 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9627(C40-9W) NS 8923(C40-9W)
Views:  107   Comments: 0
Faded GP60
Title:  Faded GP60
Description:  A faded GP60B is the last of seven on the V-CHCTAC.
Photo Date:  9/13/2011  Upload Date: 10/1/2011 11:17:58 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 325(GP60B)
Views:  225   Comments: 0
BNSF 326
Title:  BNSF 326
Description:  First of seven GP60Bs on the days V-CHCTAC.
Photo Date:  9/13/2011  Upload Date: 10/1/2011 11:14:38 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 326(GP60B)
Views:  313   Comments: 0
H1 Goodness
Title:  H1 Goodness
Description:  A nice looking GP60B trails on the days V-CHCTAC.
Photo Date:  9/13/2011  Upload Date: 10/1/2011 11:24:05 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 327(GP60B)
Views:  165   Comments: 0
Back on the road
Title:  Back on the road
Description:  After spending a few years in storage, in appears that the GP60s might be going back on the road.
Photo Date:  9/13/2011  Upload Date: 10/1/2011 11:18:55 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 329(GP60B)
Views:  160   Comments: 0
BNSF 336
Title:  BNSF 336
Description:  A very faded and worn GP60B rolls out of the bluffs on the V-CHCTAC.
Photo Date:  9/13/2011  Upload Date: 10/1/2011 11:22:46 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 336(GP60B)
Views:  164   Comments: 0
BNSF 340
Title:  BNSF 340
Description:  On of seven GP60s on the V-CHCTAC.
Photo Date:  9/13/2011  Upload Date: 10/1/2011 11:22:04 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 340(GP60B)
Views:  233   Comments: 0
BNSF 342
Title:  BNSF 342
Description:  Roster of the 342 at STP Yard.
Photo Date:  9/13/2011  Upload Date: 10/1/2011 11:15:34 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 342(GP60B)
Views:  193   Comments: 0
V-CHCTAC
Title:  V-CHCTAC
Description:  An amazing lashup rolls by with SEVEN GP60Bs trailing on the V-CHCTAC. Video of this train can be found at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_B0ECnwaKc
Photo Date:  9/13/2011  Upload Date: 10/1/2011 11:50:32 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 4887(C44-9W) BNSF 326(GP60B) BNSF 342(GP60B)
Views:  1155   Comments: 12
Out of Bluff Yard
Title:  Out of Bluff Yard
Description:  The V-CHCTAC pulls ahead and out the Bluff Yard with seven GP60Bs trailing, quite the sight.
Photo Date:  9/13/2011  Upload Date: 10/1/2011 11:13:34 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4887(C44-9W)
Views:  193   Comments: 0
BNSF 8180
Title:  BNSF 8180
Description:  Third out on the BN-CP is a worn and tagged BNSF SD60M. This poor thing has seen better days.
Photo Date:  9/13/2011  Upload Date: 10/1/2011 11:44:49 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8180(SD60M)
Views:  140   Comments: 0
BN-CP
Title:  BN-CP
Description:  A colorful lashup leads todays BN-CP Transfer out of Saint Paul Yard and back to Northtown.
Photo Date:  9/13/2011  Upload Date: 10/1/2011 11:28:42 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8260(SD75M) BNSF 799(C44-9W) BNSF 8180(SD60M)
Views:  179   Comments: 1
UP 9286
Title:  UP 9286
Description:  Fourth out on the BN-CP is a UP C40-8 which is on lease to the NS.
Photo Date:  9/13/2011  Upload Date: 10/1/2011 11:48:33 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9286(C40-8)
Views:  102   Comments: 0
Leaf Train
Title:  Leaf Train
Description:  A special charter train to see the fall colors comes past Osborne Road with a heritage unit leading the way. The matched Hiawatha cars looked awesome!
Photo Date:  10/8/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 1:15:49 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 156(P42DC)
Views:  118   Comments: 0
Good Ol Reminder
Title:  Good Ol Reminder
Description:  Lashups like this are a nice reminder how how the BNSF used to be just a few short years ago.....sure was a nice sight to say the least.
Photo Date:  10/8/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 1:33:34 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1930(SD40-2) BNSF 8012(SD40-2) BNSF 1534(GP28M)
Views:  205   Comments: 0
Dash Two Leading the way
Title:  Dash Two Leading the way
Description:  An all EMD lashup rolls towards Northtown on MT1 as it approaches 77th Ave Ne.
Photo Date:  10/8/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 1:20:19 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1930(SD40-2) BNSF 8012(SD40-2)
Views:  182   Comments: 1
Stacks
Title:  Stacks
Description:  One of the many stack trains the run on the Staples Sub roars past Osborne Road with two C44s for power.
Photo Date:  10/8/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 1:15:12 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4098(C44-9W)
Views:  143   Comments: 0
Z Train
Title:  Z Train
Description:  Yeah, its backlit, but I really don't care! A run of the mill Z train races past Osborne Road with three C44s for power.
Photo Date:  10/8/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 1:17:19 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4364(C44-9W)
Views:  77   Comments: 0
BNSF 4444
Title:  BNSF 4444
Description:  Second out, the 4444 trails.
Photo Date:  10/8/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 1:22:09 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4444(C44-9W)
Views:  178   Comments: 0
Rolling in with Stacks
Title:  Rolling in with Stacks
Description:  A stack train rolls into Northtown with an endless train of double stacks trailing.
Photo Date:  10/8/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 1:21:16 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4742(C44-9W) BNSF 4444(C44-9W) BNSF 779(C44-9W)
Views:  221   Comments: 0
BNSF 769
Title:  BNSF 769
Description:  A War Bonnet wannabe is third out today on a stack train as it comes into Northtown.
Photo Date:  10/8/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 1:27:57 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 769(C44-9W)
Views:  89   Comments: 0
BNSF 8012
Title:  BNSF 8012
Description:  Second out of four EMDs today, sure was a nice sight.
Photo Date:  10/8/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 1:31:40 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8012(SD40-2)
Views:  89   Comments: 0
SD60'd
Title:  SD60'd
Description:  Two SD60 variants chill out at 44th.
Photo Date:  10/8/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 1:29:08 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8154(SD60M) EMDX 9088(SD60)
Views:  171   Comments: 0
EMD 9088
Title:  EMD 9088
Description:  Back from the dead, the Oakways are running again, and in force, on the BNSF!
Photo Date:  10/8/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 1:30:23 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EMDX 9088(SD60)
Views:  115   Comments: 0
Cedar Rapids
Title:  Cedar Rapids
Description:  The gorgeous looking Cedar Rapids brings up the fall colors special after clearing Osborne Road. This guy was really moving.
Photo Date:  10/8/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 1:16:28 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  117   Comments: 0
Northstar
Title:  Northstar
Description:  One of the many daily Northstar trains on the Staples Sub.
Photo Date:  10/8/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 1:18:07 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  147   Comments: 0
Everyday I'm Shuffling
Title:  Everyday I'm Shuffling
Description:  Day in and day out power moves around 44th, here we see two NSs and a BNSF unit getting moved around.
Photo Date:  10/8/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 1:34:43 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8785(C40-9) NS 9295(C40-9W)
Views:  83   Comments: 0


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